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Rotational Clinical Fellow in Anaesthesia


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Fixed Term 12-24 months
40 hours per week
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Oxford Road Campus
£30,605 - £48,123 per annum
02/09/2018 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest employers, with a wide ranging portfolio of specialty work and a strong academic record. In partnership with The University of Manchester and other collaborators we are rapidly making Manchester the centre of cutting-edge research to improve healthcare worldwide. The Trust has Biomedical Research Centre status awarded by the National Institute of Health Research.

Applications are invited for a full time clinical fellow to rotate across the anaesthetic specialties. Previous clinical fellows have used the experience/competencies gained in this post to successfully support their CESR application through CESR/Article 14 application process and gain entry to GMC’s Specialist Register

The positions will be available from August 2018 for a period of 24 months. The successful candidate will join a large consultant-lead medical workforce with 98 Consultants and 57 doctors in training/Fellows.


We provide secondary and tertiary care in many surgical specialties including vascular, pancreatic / renal transplantation, major head and neck, upper GI surgery, gynae-oncology and provide anaesthesia to the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. MRI boasts the busiest renal transplant unit in the UK (over 250 transplants per year) as well as a busy live donor programme. We are 1 of only 7 UK centres to offer simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantation and 1 of only 2 Trusts to offer peritonectomy. Our two emergency theatres are staffed by dedicated consultant anaesthetists throughout the extended working day with daily orthopaedic trauma lists and regular maxillo-facial trauma lists to provide for the busy emergency workload that the Trust receives providing excellent teaching opportunities. In addition, a day case surgical programme is carried out on the Trafford General Hospital site and is also home to the Manchester Elective Orthopaedic Centre. There is a dedicated acute pain service lead by a team of consultants



In addition to this, St. Mary’s Hospital for Women has been nominated as the obstetric unit responsible for high-risk births for Greater Manchester and the Anaesthetic Department provides dedicated consultant cover for the delivery unit. The Central Delivery Unit is a 19 bedded unit with 4 High Dependency rooms, staffed by critical care nurses. In 2014/15 there were about 8750 deliveries with about 20% of this activity being tertiary in nature.



The Manchester Heart Centre which sees 10,000 patients every year with over 750 surgical cases per year. The cardiothoracic team offer experience in Trans-oesophageal Echo, off-pump coronary artery surgery, aortic root surgery, lung resection. The MRI is a supra-regional centre for management of Adult Congenital Heart Disease and as such you will gain anaesthetic experience in this specialty area. The team also provide anaesthesia cover for the busy cardiac catheter lab service within the Manchester Heart Centre. The cardiac ITU is lead by a daily dedicated consultant anaesthetist with opportunities for bedside teaching and training in all manner of procedures including tracheostomy, TOE and management of aortic balloon-pump assist devices.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Sujesh Bansal
Trust International Tutor, Supervisor & Consultant Anaesthetist
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0161 276 6196